Established in 1970 by EARTHDAY.ORG whose mission it is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide.

 

Today is Earth Day, an annual event celebrated globally to support environmental protection.

Established in 1970 by EARTHDAY.ORG whose mission it is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide, this event is celebrated internationally in more than 193 countries across the globe and this year, the theme is ‘Restore Our Earth’.

Around the world, Sonepar is engaged in over 230 sustainable initiatives and counting, the importance of which Chief Communications Officer and Sustainability Matt Pothecary explained, “We all know the environmental crisis before us is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced. We need to make a radical shift – in how we use the earth's natural resources. And in particular, in how we create and use the energy that powers our economy, our cities, our homes, our world.”

Speaking on the active role Sonepar is playing by embracing a circular economy, CEO Philippe Delpech stated, “At Sonepar, we see the shift towards a more circular economy as imperative – for the sake of the planet, and the generations to come. As a business founded on innovation, we also see this transformation as a potential opportunity – one that points the way towards new business models and new services that we can offer our clients.”  

Together we can #RestoreOurEarth

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